09:04:10


[Login]   
[Book List]  

PLEASE NOTE: All bidding for the auction currently underway
at our new website at www.virtualjudaica.com/
.

 
Bidding Information
Lot #    18562
Auction End Date    8/21/2007 10:17:00 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Sha'ar ha-Tefillah
Title (Hebrew)    שער התפלה
Author    [Hasidim - Kabbalah]
City    Lemberg
Publisher    David Zevi Schrenzel
Publication Date    1858
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   60 ff., 247:190 mm., nice margins, upper corners extended, light age and damp staining, some blue paper. A good copy bound in modern cloth boards.
          
Detailed
Description
   Kabbalistic reflections on prayer by R. Hayyim b. Solomon Tyrer of Czernowitz (c. 1760–1816). He was born near Buchach, Galicia. A disciple of R. Jehiel Michael of Zloczow, he later served as rabbi in Mogilev, Kishinev, Czernowitz and district, and Botosani. He had a profound knowledge of rabbinical literature and mysticism, was an eloquent preacher and a talented writer. He did much to spread Hasidism and opposed the spread of Haskalah in Rumania. His resistance to certain government decrees forced him to relinquish his office in Czernowitz in 1807. In 1813 he emigrated to Erez Israel and settled in Safed.

He wrote the following additional works, which were published in many editions: Be'er Mayim Hayyim (Sudilkov, 1820, with Pentateuch; Czernowitz, 1849) novellae on the Pentateuch, in two parts; Sha'ar ha-Tefillah (Sudilkov, 1825) kabbalistic reflections on prayer; Erez ha-Hayyim (Czernowitz, 1861) in two parts: (1) a homiletic commentary on the Prophets and Hagiographa, and (2) novellae on the treatise Berakot.

          
Paragraph 2    ... חיברו... ר' חיים זצללה"ה שהי' אב"ד בק"ק מאהלוב ובכמה קהילות... דמדינות וואליחיי: באטשאן. וקעשינוב וטשערניוויץ וגליל באקיווינא ובסוף ימיו נסע לארץ הקדושה ושלח משם החיבור הלז... להדפיסו ...

פירוש על התפילה בדרך קבלה וחסידות.

          
Reference
Description
   EJ; JE; Walden, Shem ha-Gedolim he-Hadash, p. 48; CD-EPI 0137909
        
Associated Images
2 Images (Click thumbnail to view full size image):
  Order   Image   Caption
  1   Click to view full size  
  
  2   Click to view full size  
  
  
Listing Classification
Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
  
Subject
Hasidic:    Checked
  
Kabbalah:    Checked
  
Characteristic
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica